Bildt ‘worried’ over WikiLeaks smear plans

Bildt ‘worried’ over WikiLeaks smear plans

Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt said on Thursday he is taking very seriously WikiLeaks' plans to launch a smear campaign against Sweden to stop the potential extradition of founder Julian Assange to the United States.

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Imam shot in the head in northern Sweden

A 54-year-old imam was found shot in the head in Strömsund in northwestern Sweden on Wednesday in what police have classified as attempted murder.

New baby makes Swedes mad for ‘Princess Cake’

New baby makes Swedes mad for ‘Princess Cake’

The birth of the new Swedish princess is causing Swedes to ransack bakeries for the traditional Swedish cake called ”Prinsesstårta” or ”Princess Cake” to celebrate the occasion.

British paparazzi stalk Sweden’s ‘snow-man’

British paparazzi stalk Sweden’s ‘snow-man’

Staff members at a hospital in northern Sweden are outraged after finding British photographers lurking in their corridors on the hunt for an exclusive snap of Sweden’s mystery “snow man”, a 44-year-old who survived in his car for two months without food.

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First pic of new Swedish princess released

First pic of new Swedish princess released

The first picture of Sweden's newest princess has been released, with the Royal Court publishing the image on its official Facebook page.

Volvo Cars makes bid for bankrupt Saab: report

Volvo Cars makes bid for bankrupt Saab: report

Swedish automaker Volvo Cars has placed a bid for large parts of its bankrupt counterpart Saab Automobile.

Sweden braces for family immigration boom

Sweden braces for family immigration boom

The number of people seeking permanent residency in Sweden as relatives of immigrants already in the country will increase with 45 percent to 59,500 in 2012, a number comparable to 41,000 last year according to the latest predictions from Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket).

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‘This is a joy for Sweden’: archbishop

Archbishop Anders Wejryd called the birth of the new princess a "joy" and expert on the Royals, Sten Hedman, said the new baby is "just what the doctor ordered" as the congratulations started rolling in from all over the country.

‘It’s a girl’: Prince Daniel

‘It’s a girl’: Prince Daniel

Sweden has a new princess. Crown Princess Victoria has given birth to a daughter, announced the happy father from Stockholm's Karolinska Hospital early on Thursday morning.

‘She was radiant’: crown princess’ mentor

‘She was radiant’: crown princess’ mentor

The Crown princess' previous mentor, the former head of information at the Royal Court, Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg, told news agency TT that the princess was in great health when last they met not to long ago.